Make sure your vision statement still reflects your school's aspirations
Before you jump to embedding your vision, you'll need to make sure it addresses the biggest issues for schools right now, such as:
- Diversity, equality and inclusion (DEI)
- Wellbeing (for pupils, staff and leaders)
Read our article on developing a vision and strategy, which promotes an inclusive culture to help you take your first steps. Take a look at our articles on how to make sustainability a strategic priority and how to approach wellbeing strategically, too.
If you've already reviewed your vision, move on to the section below.
Keep your vision at the centre of all strategic decisions
To embed your school's vision into everything it does, think of it like a pyramid. At the top is your vision statement, underneath that is your long-term strategic plan (3 to 5 years) and underneath that is your school improvement plan (SIP). Your SIP needs to feed into your strategic plan and your strategic